Winsted Township man injured in hunting accident

CARVER COUNTY, MN –

Nov. 3 at 7:54 a.m. the Carver County Sheriff’s Office received a 9-1-1 call of a hunting accident, according to a release from Carver County Sheriff Jason Kamerud.

David Hoese, 61, of Winsted Township, was wounded when he was struck by BBs/shot fired from a shotgun while duck hunting in Hollywood Township.

Hoese’s hunting partner was moving his boat into position behind Hoese’s boat in the weeds. It was also noted the hunting partner’s dog was in the boat. The hunting partner put his shotgun down to secure his boat, and the gun went off.

Hoese was hit in the chest and face in his own boat approximately 10 to 15 feet away.

Carver County Sheriff’s Office and Ridgeview Medical Center ambulance responded to the scene. Hoese was taken by Ridgeview paramedics via ambulance to Hennepin Health Care with non-life threatening injuries, according to the release.

The Carver County Sheriff’s Office is continuing its investigation in this case.

Kamerud would like to remind people of the importance of practicing firearm safety. To learn more, or to find a Minnesota DNR firearms safety certification course, follow the featured link at www.herald-journal.com.

Kamerud would like to remind people of the importance of practicing firearm safety. To
learn more, or to find a Minnesota DNR firearms safety certification course,
visit: https://www.dnr.state.mn.us/safety/firearms_isa/index.html.

UPDATED – THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED TO INCLUDE NEW INFORMATION THAT WAS PROVIDED IN A REVISED PRESS RELEASE FROM THE CARVER COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE.

2 comments

  1. Kimberly says:

    David is not a Hollywood Township resident. He lives in Silver Lake. He also does not require eye surgery.

  2. Pam Hoese says:

    I wish news publishers would do some fact checking before writing articles.

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